Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes... Read more
Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a... Read more
Lost 1.5lbs after weeks of plateau-ing & am .5lbs away from goal. I'll weigh what I weighed in HS, which was over 20 yrs ago. Should I go for it or just maintain? I have the support from dbf.... Read more
This is crazy. I am literally DOWN 3# in 3 days of NO ALCOHOL! Out of the 190s for the first time in a year.
I love the support of this site. At 8 PM last night, I was caving and you guys helped. Journal feelings, don't drink them away. LoveSP!... Read more
Had a friend over for coffee this am...she put 2tsp of salt in her coffee, when I asked why, she said it was to jump start her system...what?!? Anyone heard of this..
What you put in ur morning cuppa is ur business but salt? (((Shudder)))... Read more
Today I am heading up to the gym in my complex. I will walk 30 minutes on the treadmill. Then head home. Plus Rich wants to go to Planet Fitness tonight after he gets home from work. So I will do 30 minutes on the bike or elipical machine.... Read more
Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States — if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 —, health experts have been surveyi... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for... Read more
Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change
Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in:
o Controlling and stabl... Read more
I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet.
Rules for the Low Amylose Diet:
1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose.
2.A... Read more
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